Insect life in Turkey at night. I- Upper Dez Valley, Hakkari Province, SE Turkey (Lepidoptera). Cesa News 72: 1-12, 45 figs. In this short paper, nocturnal species recorded from Dez Valley (Hakkari Province, SE Turkey) are listed and most of them illustrated in nature. Among the 78 species of moths, 48 species are identified at specific level. Faunistically, 16 species are recorded from Hakkari Province for the first time. Several nocturnal insects recorded at the same place are also mentioned.
New records of Dolichopodidae from the Caucasus (Diptera, Empidoidea). Cesa News 72: 13-22, 5 figs. New records of Dolichopodidae from the Caucasian countries, resulting from the recent expeditions, are presented. Records of 48 species are provided, including one species new for Georgia, one for Armenia, one for Dagestan, 4 for North Ossetia, 3 for Krasnodar Territory, and one species new for Rostov Region of Russia. Campsicnemus barbitibia Stackelberg is excluded from the Caucasian fauna. Light micrographs of key characters of some species are included.